Will Humans Have Unique QR Code in the Future?
Have you noticed how those QR Codes seem to be taking over every physical event or place? From supermarkets, to restaurant menus to payments, it's QR everywhere! They make you feel like we don’t need our physical ID cards anymore as long as we just have the QR scanner on our smartphones.
Well, payments have become magic wands to settle bills. .Your chaiwala, street vendors or even the small stores have aced the QR payments system. This shows that QR codes are becoming a big part of how we do things everyday.
QR codes are expected to play an important role in the advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. In the coming years, QR code technology is expected to undergo several transformative changes that will make it even more versatile and user-friendly. How, exactly? This includes the integration of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) elements. Users could use QR codes to see things in 3D or play games that feel like they are really inside them.
They will facilitate seamless communication between physical devices and digital platforms, enabling users to control and monitor IoT-enabled devices conveniently through a simple scan.
Visually appealing QR Codes are on the way
Businesses have already begun utilizing QR codes as a tool for brand promotion and customer engagement. The future of QR codes will likely involve more customization options, allowing companies to incorporate their branding elements, colors, and designs into the codes. This will enable businesses to create more visually appealing and recognizable QR codes that resonate with their target audience.
The best part is the users’ information will be safer too. Companies are working to make QR codes more secure, so people can trust that their data won’t get into the wrong hands. This means they can use all kinds of stuff like getting medical records quickly or finding out more about product details.
In the near future, you will see QR codes everywhere, not just in stores. They will be in schools for easier access to information and even in hospitals to help doctors keep track of the patients health. So, maybe, the future will have each of us identified by a QR Code!
(Author: Abirami Vellayappan is a curious cat and a social media writer at TechDoQuest)